Kevin Hart’s Hilarious New Show “Die Hart” Features Game of Thrones Star Nathalie Emmanuel

We are all in need of a woo-saw moment these days, and Kevin Hart has answered the call! In his latest project “Die Hart”, Kevin executive produces and plays a fictionalized version of himself who’s tired of being the comedic sidekick. He gets his wish when a famous director offers him his dream – to […] source: https://www.ebony.com/news/kevin-harts-hilarious-new-show-die-hart-features-game-of-thrones-star-nathalie-emmanuel/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=kevin-harts-hilarious-new-show-die-hart-features-game-of-thrones-star-nathalie-emmanuel

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Over 10 000 health workers in Africa infected with COVID-19

Inadequate access to personal protective equipment or weak infection prevention and control measures raise the risk of health worker infection.  The World Health Organization (WHO) today warned of the threat posed by COVID-19 to health workers across Africa. More than 10 000 health workers in the 40 countries which have reported on such infections have been infected with COVID-19 so far, a sign of the challenges medical staff on the frontlines of the outbreak face. This comes as COVID-19 cases in Africa appear to be gathering pace. There are now more than…

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th July 2020

COVID-19: Virus presents malaria symptoms but it’s not, NCDC warns. COVID-19: States to receive N100 million each – Buhari govt. Nigeria receives $890m grant from Global Fund to tackle HIV, TB, malaria. Nigeria among 10 countries where over 9.3 million children missed vaccinations in 2019. NAPPSA canvasses strong health infrastructure, donates COVID-19 items to NCDC . UN, EU Drum support for FG’s fight against gender-based violence. COVID-19: 20 healthcare projects gulp N26bn from intervention fund – CBN. PCN Seals 38 pharmacies, 271 patent medicine stores in Ogun. Pathfinder International calls for…

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Africa: Tackling Covid-19 Fear and Stigma

Ouagadougou — Hesitancy to get tested, avoiding contact tracers or wariness of what the neighbours will say: the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a variety of reactions among some Ouagadougou residents that have complicated timely response. When the country’s COVID-19 rapid response team tried to reach out to a man who had been in contact with a patient taken for treatment at a Ouagadougou hospital, he shifted from refusing to take calls, to promising to show up for testing and to suggesting that the team comes to his house only at…

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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONSE SERVICES OF SUSPECTED AND CONFIRMED COVID-19 PATIENTS IN LESOTHO

SPONSORED Reference:  EOI/NACOSEC/2020/07/24 Date of the EOI:                    Friday July 24 2020 Closing Date of the EOI:          Wednesday July  29 2020 Procurement Method:                        International Competitive Bidding (ICB) Purpose of Expression of Interest: The National Covid-19 Secretariat (NACOSEC) is mandated to co-ordinate development and implementation of the Lesotho National COVID-19 Strategy. As a guiding policy, the country aims to flatten the curve of infections and to raise the line of the healthcare system capacity with a view to reducing the likelihood of needless deaths.  The role of NACOSEC is to…

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School Board in VA Votes to Rename Robert E. Lee High School after Late U.S. Rep. John R. Lewis

A county school board in Virginia voted Thursday to rename Springfield, VA’s Robert E. Lee High School after recently deceased Civil Rights activist and U.S. Congress Member John R. Lewis. The new name will be effective for the 2020-21 school year. According to the Fairfax County Public Schools press release, the Fairfax County School Board voted to change the name of the school and then held a one-month period of public comment on possible new names. A virtual town hall meeting was held on July 15 and a public hearing was held…

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UNDP says Temporary Basic Income would slow COVID spread

Policies that deliver a Temporary Basic Income (TBI) for the world’s poorest people could help some 3 billion people to stay home, thereby slowing the current surge in COVID-19 transmission in developing nations. That’s according to a new report released Thursday by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), which puts a US$199 billion monthly price tag on measures that would guarantee a basic income for those living at or below the poverty line in 132 developing countries. “The report concludes that the measure is feasible and urgently needed, with the…

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